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or rather the labor front. a private payroll company said u.s. businesses added slightly more workers than expected. checking the numbers the dow stands this morning at 13,494. rose more than 12 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq added 15 anded s&p 500 was up by 5. >>> think unemployment benefits are just for those trying to make ends meet? think again. a congressional research service report finds almost 3,000 millionaires received unemployment benefits in 2008 during the height of the recession. the next year the number was over 2300. on average unemployed millionaires collected just over 11,000 bucks or 37 weeks of checks. some are trying to make this practice illegal but since million fairs pay taxes into the jobless system, others say they're entitled to claim the benefits just like everybody else. >>> and if you're a millionaire who loves disney, i may have the perfect house for you. a home in california designed in the image of a disney theme park. $1.5 million. gray stone manor was built by a senior designer for disney. you get 3600 square feet that gives you five bedrooms, mickey
:11. investigators are scouring a rugged area along the u.s.- mexico border for evidence in tuesday's killing of a border patrol agent. 30-year-old agent nicholas ivy was killed and a second agent was wounded. this is the third killing of an american boarder patrol agent this year. >>> the mystery of what happened to jimmy hoffa has not been solved. police near detroit dug up a concrete slab last week based on a tip and tests showing something was under that concrete but soil samples tests show no trace of human remains. the teamsters boss disappeared in 1979 the day he was supposed to meet an alleged mobster. >>> voters in pennsylvania do not need a photo irchlts d. to cast -- i.d. to cast a ballot. that's because a judge blocked the law. state officials could still appeal. >>> we'll have a preview of today's campaign 2012 faceoff coming up at 5:30. >>> at 5:23, the orioles have a chance of matching one of the nationals' accomplishments. >>> howard has our high temperatures dropping by more than 20 degrees in his seven- day forecast. we'll be right back. >>> good morning. welcome back to nin
. >>> former u.s. senator arlen specter of pennsylvania has died. he was 82 years old. a family member says specter died sunday morning of complications from nonhodgkins lymphoma. he spent 30 years in the senate and once headed the judiciary committee. he was facing a rising republican tide when he switched parties and ran in the dkic primary. -- democratic primary. he lost that race in 2010. here he is at a 2009 town hall meeting. >> from my point of view, i'm trying to take the pulse of my constituents and trying to get the specifics on what they have in mind and accommodate them as much as i can. but change is awesome. change brings back uncertainty. and i think a lot of people are afraid. >> a funeral is scheduled for tomorrow in penn valley, pennsylvania. it will be open to the public. specter is survived by his wife, two sons and four granddaughters. >>> at 5:05 in other news, the trial of two prince george's county police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student after a basketball game begins today. >> the beating happened two years ago during a wild celebration w
watch it stay off shore the southeastern u.s. going to throw some wind, rain and wave action, especially along the coast. the wind field is expanding. the storm force winds could extend 300 miles. miles. by monday morning look at this. it's parallelling the north carolina-virginia border. there could be rain out of this saturday night, even sunday and it gets closer to us monday and even closer as we head toward tuesday. this is the latest track. it will fluctuate the next few days. the closer it gets to us, the worse it's going to be for us. right now cape may, atlantic city are kind of in the bull's eye right now. the cone goes from montauk point to atlantic city. we could still have this adjusting. we want to stay on the west side of this and we want it more to the north. even on wednesday morning, only going to be near harrisburg. this will continue to produce some rain and some wind. there are going to be some problems around here. let's get this thing farther away from us and we'll be in better shape. at this scenario, we could have damaging winds with trees down, power outages and
:00 p.m. "u.s.a. today" reporters will blog online about what the candidates say and at, you can participate in that conversation via facebook and twitter. then at 11:00, join derek and anita as they fact check what the candidates say with the "u.s.a. today" fact checking team. >>> there's some very important deadlines coming up if you plan on voting in november's election. you have just a few more days to register to vote. in virginia you have til monday, october 15. october 16, tuesday, is the deadline in maryland. in d.c. the mail-in registration deadline has passed but you can still register in person at the d.c. election board's headquarters. the deadline for that is friday, october 19. for more information on voter registration, go to our week site and look under our campaign 2000 tab -- campaign 2012 tab. >>> it's 5:06. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> that's why jessica is here talking about the headlines. >> good morning to both of you. investors will be focusing on the job market yet again when we get the latest unemployment numbers
and the northwestern u.s. that's helping push the warmer readings toward us. if this storm moves more inland, it may be enough to kick sandy out to sea. we watch the showers sort of fall apart as they move east. they may hold together a little more than the models are indicating. we'll get a few clouds here and there. tomorrow the wind direction becomes more of an easterly one. you can see the clouds moving in here at times from the east so that's a cooler flow for us. tomorrow night into friday with more easterly flow, that may bring some drizzle by friday morning and maybe a shower by friday afternoon. let's go to the tropics. we've got tony. we don't care about that that's not going to abproblem. sandy a big problem. it's strengthening. the darker cloud tops, this storm is stringening moving toward jamaica as a weak hurricane early thank. across cuba as a category 1. then into the bahamas as we head into thursday night, friday morning. then hurricane center trying to make it a turn to the north and the east. they've nudged it just a hair back to the west it looks. we'll watch this carefully becau
us at 9:00 for the debate. you can also watch stick around at 11:00 as we talk to the u.s.a. fact checkers about who is telling the truth and who is exaggerating. >>> also, the deadline to vote in virginia has come and gone but if you live in maryland, the deadline to register is today. and for district residents, the mail-in registration deadline is over but you can register in person at the election board's headquarters. you have until friday, the 19th, to do that. for more information on voter registration, go to our website look under our campaign 2012 tab. >>> senator arlen specter will be laid to rest today. the former pennsylvania senator died sunday of nonhodgkins lymphoma. the 82-year-old was a moderate senator who was often at odds with republican leadership. he played a key role in supreme court confirmation hearings scuttling robert bork's nomination and aggressively questioning anita hill during clarence thomas' hearing. vice president joe biden will attend the funeral. president obama has ordered u.s. flags to fly at half staff today at the white h
the top five. >>> a u.s. ally in the middle east. >>> nasa shows off a meet meteorite. >>> actors for derek jack by is turning 74. he made us laugh. crist fer lloyd is also 79. actress annette fine cello is turning 70. >>> actor jeff gold bloom is 60. comedian is 45 years old. ] ♪ [ominous] [engine roaring and tires rolling through sand] [door open] click [footsteps on sandy gravel] [door close] slam ♪ [upbeat] [people cheering] "hey, welcome home" to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso is home. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people. to find out how you can help, visit us at uso dot org. >> good morning, everybody. going to turn out to be a great one. welcome back, everybody. i am liking the summer like temperatures. >> i know it is chilly this morning. #-z and 40s. we had a chilly morning saturday. you were out at the diabetes walk. i was out with kristenber set. everybody who came out i can't you couldn't have asked for better weather right? a couple of clouds for awhile. nice for all the folks that came out to support us. there we
tuesday morning. gentleman important's defense minister has now lodged complaints against the u.s. government and the military. they are demanding the united states take better preventive measures. the u.s. ambassador to japan says the united states military is committed to cooperating fully with the japanese investigation. >>> the judge in the trial of two prince george's county police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student has thrown out the most serious charge leveled against the pair. >> the judge says there is not enough evidence to support a first degree assault charge. kristin fisher is live from college park. she has more on the latest in this investigation and the court proceedings. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. these two officers are still facing second degree assault and misconduct in office. but that first degree assault charge, it has been dropped because the judge essentially ruled yesterday that there was not enough evidence to prove that that student had sustained serious enough injuries to warrant that first degree assault
. the candidates were also asked about the september 11 attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> there was no demonstration involved. it was a terrorist attack. and it took a long time for that to be told to the american people. >> the suggestion that anybody on my team would play politics or mislead when we've lost four of our own, governor, is offensive. >> president obama, governor romney. >> there will be one final debate next week in floardz. it will -- in florida. it will focus entirely on foreign policy. >>> kristin fisher is in a great ple to talk about last night. she's live at the newseum with a look at some of the headlines coming out this morning. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: jessica and andrea, when you walk past the newseum and you see the front pages of newspapers from all over the world, those front pages are printed right in here. this is the print shop at the newseum. mike has been here since very early this morning. i'm not going to bug him because he's hard at work to get these on display bright and early but i want to go ahead and show you what we'
area residents complete their path to u.s. citizenship. here's jessica. >>> thanks, andrea. an event on the horizon could cost you an extra $3500 in taxes next year. i'll tell you all about it at 6:07. you're watching 9news now. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> welcome back. we're still recovering from henry winkler being here this morning. he's just terrific. in today's hero central report. it has little to do with campaign 2012. that's because the group helping more people becoming eligible to vote. >> 3,000 people become americans every
let's take a live look outside of the u.s. capitol. temperatures in the 50s and 60s depending where you're waking up this morning. definitely balmy and we're talking the end of october. >> a little too balmy. yesterday we tied the record of 84. the way the atmosphere is set up, normally you get tropical storms -- tropical systems in october, it's not newark. -- not unusual. it's unusual that they come up the coast. we'll be tracking sandy for you around the clock. if you'd like to check it out yourself on your iphone or android device or ipad, you can text sandy to 25543 and download our wusa weather app. aim going to start with sand -- i'm going to start with sandy. color enhanced the coldest cloud tops so you can see the taller storms that are wrapping around the center a little bit better as sandy is just about off shore, at least the eye of sandy just about off shore from the northern cuba coast. look at the eye. actually had category 3 winds at 115 miles per hour. eight weaken todz 105 -- it's weakened to 105. the pressure has come up to 960. this is a big storm tracking toward
the nature of evil. >> that was my posture as well glrg during the debate, they dealt with the u.s. troop levels. >> you indicated we still should have troops in iraq. >> i'm sorry, that's -- i indicated that you failed to put in place a status of forces agreement at the end of the conflict that existed. >> governor, here's one thing i've learned as commander in chief. you've got to be clear both to our allies and our enemies about where you stand. >> reporter: another heated debate with no clear winner. today both candidates are back on the campaign trail with two weeks to go until election day. obama is going to be in florida and ohio while romney is going to campaign in nevada, colorado. two weeks to go. it is all about those battleground states. andrea? >> all right, kristin fisher with an update live from our satellite center. >>> thanks to redistricting, one of the hottest congressional races is right in our area in maryland's sixth district. ten-term republican incumbent rosco bartlet finds himself fighting a real battle. both mr. bartlet and his democratic challenger john delaney
in asia and europe and worries about u.s. corporate profits have some analysts predicting a possible pullback in the stock market. so we'll keep our eyes on that also on this. germany's chancellor is in athens today for talks with greece's prime minister. the two are expected to discuss the country's financial crisis. greek police have been stepping up security and they're prepared to close down large sections of athens to contain possible protests that could break out. this is the first visit to greece in five years. senator dianne feinstein is calling for a federal investigation into gas prices in california. she says she doesn't think the spike in prices is related to supply and demand. drivers in california paying an average of $4.67 a gallon which is the highest in the nation. i'll tell you it almost makes our gas prices look good in comparison. aaa says area drivers are paying $3.73 a gallon on average for regular. this morning. at least it's not five bucks. >> something to think about. what do you have for us in the next half-hour? >> holding your computer and date to for rans
of the morning. "u.s.a. today" says 3% -- just 3% of americans will admit to eating here. is it a, on the floor, b, in the tub, or c, in bed. >> this response was posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page by jennifer morgan. she writes i've been guilty of all three. >> log on total facebook fan page and leave your response. we'll let you know what the answer is in about an hour or so >>> 5:24. we have an interesting thick going on this morning. you wear something light, moderate. out west we have temps in the low to mid-40s so probably a heavier jacket. we're in the upper 50s now. a light jacket. that's all you're going to need. don't worry about the green. this is spotty drizzle more so than showers. by 9:00 we're near 6 # degrees. warming up to near 50 in the shenandoah valley. more sunshine is coming out. it's going to abnice afternoon. lunch time -- to be a nice afternoon. lunch time temperatures low to mid-60s. good for the afternoon. then we're looking at temperatures topping out upper 60s to low 70s. >> thank you, howard. >>> rg3 prepares to return to practice. sunday's game, that might be a
. >>> there is more information out about the u.s. border patrol agent killed by friendly fire. agent nicholas ivy opened fire on two fellow agents, believing they were armed smugglers. ivy was shot and killed when those agents returned fire. the acting county sheriff in cochise county confirmed the scenario. >>> an unmanned commercial supply rocket is on its way to the international space station. the california company space x launched the rocket with 1000 pounds of cargo, including ice cream. it will reach the space station wednesday. >>> still ahead, another person from the mid-atlantic region is among the latest to get the meningitis outbreak. >> we are going to have more when we return in just two minutes. >>> fall is here. goodness gracious, 45 degrees at 5:14. just a couple of weeks ago we had temperatures at 70s overnight. >> falling quickly. >> i got to break out my new coat today, so i'm happy. >> new warm boots too ready to wear? >> no, not new ones. >> you'll get to the shoe store soon, i'm sure. >> reporter: we have chilly weather here the next couple of days. this morning's bus stop
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